Disenchanted Night: The Industrialization of Light in the Nineteenth Century
ISBN/ASIN: 0520203542,9780520203549 | 1995 | English | pdf | 227/120 pages | 66.0 Mb
Publisher: University of California Press | Author: Wolfgang Schivelbusch, Angela Davies | Edition: 1st Paperback Printing 1995
This text tells the story of the development of artificial light in the 19th century. The book reveals the ways that the technology of artificial light helped forge modern consciousness. It discusses such topics as the political symbolism of street lighting and the rise of nightlife.